Billy Bowden back on elite panel

New Zealand`s Billy Bowden was restored to the International Cricket Council`s elite panel of umpires on Thursday just a year after being dropped from the list.

ORS targeting accuracy, time saving in cricket: Simon Taufel

Simon Taufel, five-time umpire of the year, on Thursday said a new trialled system will help attain more accuracy and save time on referred decisions during international cricket matches.

Young Caribbean umpire makes English County move

The Caribbean`s youngest ever cricket umpire, Leslie Reifer Jr. says he has been taken by surprise over his selection to officiate in the English County Championship.

Taufel to step down from ICC`s elite panel after World T20

Simon Taufel will step down from the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires after the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka, which runs until October 7, to take up the new role of Umpire Performance and Training Manager, the ICC said on Wednesday.

Umpires to be the sole judges of bad light

Umpires will now be the sole judges of whether the light is fit to allow play in one of eight amendments to the rules of cricket which will come into effect on Friday.

15-year-old becomes Britain’s youngest cricket umpire

A British teenager has become the youngest qualified cricket umpire of the country.